Trivest Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has acquired 8 companies. It has also invested in 9 others.

Trivest Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (14%) and healthcare services (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and recapitalization (35%). In total, Trivest Partners has invested in 22 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (49%). Trivest Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold American Covers for $340M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity90
    • M&A Buy Activity61
    • M&A Sell Activity29
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 9

Trivest Partners

550 South Dixie Highway, Suite 300,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
United States
(305) 858-2200
www.trivest.com
info@trivest.com

Trivest is a private equity firm that invests in North American middle-market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings. For platform investments, sectors of interest include niche manufacturing, value-added distribution, business services, and consumer products/services. The Firm seeks businesses with at least $4 million of EBITDA and valued between $20 and $250 million. Trivest prefers control-based situations but will also consider minority or co-investment opportunities. For add-on opportunities, Trivest will consider companies globally with valuations starting at $1 million. Trivest Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA 4 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 39 5 6 4 5 2 61
Sell (2.0/yr) # 19 1 4 1 1 3 29
vol $546M $120M $666M
  90

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Veritran Colombia S.A.S 2021-08-31 - Growth Capital
Buenos Aires, Argentina · www.veritran.com
Columbus Recycling Corp. 2021-08-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Mississippi · www.columbusrecycling.com
Oil Changers, Inc. 2021-03-08 - Secondary Buyout
Pleasanton, California · www.oilchangerinc.com
Bluegrass Orthopaedics 2021-01-26 - Consolidation
Lexington, Kentucky · www.bluegrassortho.com
Jon-Don, Inc. 2021-01-12 - Secondary Buyout
Roselle, Illinois · www.jondon.com
IPM Foods 2020-12-17 - Growth Capital
Janesville, Wisconsin · www.ipmfoods.com
Turnpoint Services LLC 2020-11-17 - Secondary Buyout
Louisville, Kentucky · www.turnpointservices.com
Unosquare 2020-10-20 - Growth Capital
Lake Oswego, Oregon · www.unosquare.com
Fortress Brand 2020-07-15 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.fortressbrand.com
MGT Consulting Group 2020-04-21 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.mgtconsulting.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Novatech, Inc. 2017-08-02 Service Technologies - Copier/ Printer Division 2017-12-07 3
Nashville, Tennessee · www.novatech.net Los Angeles, California
GetixHealth LLC 2015-03-02 Grant & Weber Washington, Inc. - Early-Out Recovery Services Business 2015-07-09 3
Houston, Texas · www.getixhealth.com Calabasas, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 6 (24%) - 8 (13%) -
Consumer Products - - 4 (7%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (8%) - 4 (7%) -
Information Technology 3 (12%) - 4 (7%) -
Manufacturing - - 4 (7%) -
Software 3 (12%) - 4 (7%) -
Distribution 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
Food 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Automotive - - 2 (3%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Environmental - - 2 (3%) -
Franchising - - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marketing 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 - 61 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 23 (92%) - 55 (90%) -
  Florida 8 (32%) - 13 (21%) -
  Georgia 2 (8%) - 5 (8%) -
  New York 3 (12%) - 4 (7%) -
  North Carolina 2 (8%) - 4 (7%) -
  Illinois 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
  California - - 3 (5%) -
  Texas 2 (8%) - 2 (3%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Kentucky 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
  Utah - - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (2%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (2%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (2%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
Canada 1 (4%) - 5 (8%) -
  Ontario 1 (4%) - 5 (8%) -
Argentina 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 23 (92%) - 55 (90%) -
Cross-border 2 (8%) - 6 (10%) -
Total 25 - 61 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (16%) - 23 (38%) -
Recapitalization 7 (28%) - 21 (34%) -
Growth Capital 9 (36%) - 11 (18%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
Consolidation 2 (8%) - 2 (3%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 - 61 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (48%) 100M (15%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (28%) 566M (85%)
Trade Sale 4 (14%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Shut Down 1 (3%) -
Total 29 $666M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
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2
BlackArch Partners LLC
1
Aleutian Capital Partners LLC (dba Aleutian Capital Group)
1
Legal Deals
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
2
Greenberg Traurig LLP
2
Akerman Senterfitt LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $566M
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $666M
Largest American Covers, Inc. (dba Handstands)
$340M (2016-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
48%
14 (48%)
Strategic(s)
45%
13 (45%)

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